Putting Petrol in a Diesel BMW is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And its remedy depends on a variety of factors. In the event that you would like to know what you have to do to sort it out then continue reading.
Let us discuss the most crucial factors to take into consideration whenever making a decision whether to get it drained:
Steer clear of having any jack-of-all-trades to attend your car. We are BMW specialists and have got the credentials and experience necessary to make sure that you get back on the road with little hassle or trouble.
Accidentally put Petrol in a Diesel BMW? Or even put contaminated fuel in your BMW x6 D?
Contact us and receive honest guidance and sensible assistance for your precise circumstance
We are able to come to you to do the complete fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
When we have completed you will be able to get back moving and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting countrywide service, for BMW motorists particularly. We mainly attend:
We are BMW specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel BMW vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a station forecourt, or even at your home, we can get you on the road again.
The procedure of getting rid of Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is basically similar for most motor vehicles. Needless to say it may differ to some degree as each brand has their particular different fuel system. Having said that it still adheres to the following guidelines:
When someone has put Petrol in a Diesel car they have a few very common questions. So we have compiled a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions for you
Turn off the car as soon as possible and call us. Continuing to run a vehicle on the wrong fuel can potentially damage it. We will be able to give you advice and assistance based on your circumstances
It can. However, if the problem is caught and remedied quickly the risks will be minimal. Of the 1,500 vehicles we attend every month, less than 0.5% have suffered and substantial damage requiring parts replacement.
The safe answer is none. However you might be able to get away with a very low contamination ratio. That being said, we always highly recommend draining anything over a 5% contamination ratio asap.
Putting Super Unleaded, or Shell V-Power, BP Ultimate Unleaded, etc, will have the exact same effect as putting regular unleaded petrol in your diesel car and will need to be drained out and flushed.
No! The EU Block Exemption Regulations clearly state that "the work can be carried out by as long as that garage uses manufacturer approved parts and correctly follows the manufacturer's service schedule."
This might work on some vehicles in some cases, but in the majority on instances it won't and you risk damaging the Lambda sensors as well as fuel pump and injectors, just as a regular misfuel.
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We are able to get you going again.
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